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What does at sixes and sevens mean?

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at sixes and sevens

This idiom is used to describe a state of confusion or disarray.

William Shakespeare uses a similar phrase in Richard II:

But time will not permit: all is uneven, And every thing is left at six and seven.


John is at sixes and sevens after the death of his wife.

This idiom is in the numbers category

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